Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun full_dress

1 sense of full dress

Sense 1
dress suit, full dress, tailcoat, tail coat, tails, white tie, white tie and tails -- (formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men)
       => formalwear, eveningwear, evening dress, evening clothes -- (attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening)

Antonyms of adj full_dress

3 senses of full-dress

Sense 1
full-dress, dress -- (suitable for formal occasions; "formal wear"; "a full-dress uniform"; "dress shoes")

INDIRECT (VIA formal) -> informal -- (not formal; "conservative people unaccustomed to informal dress"; "an informal free-and-easy manner"; "an informal gathering of friends")

Sense 2
dress, full-dress -- ((of an occasion) requiring formal clothes; "a dress dinner"; "a full-dress ceremony")

INDIRECT (VIA formal) -> informal -- (not formal; "conservative people unaccustomed to informal dress"; "an informal free-and-easy manner"; "an informal gathering of friends")

Sense 3
full-dress -- (complete in every respect; "a full-dress debate"; "a full-dress investigation")

INDIRECT (VIA complete) -> incomplete, uncomplete -- (not complete or total; not completed; "an incomplete account of his life"; "political consequences of incomplete military success"; "an incomplete forward pass")

Similarity of adj full_dress

3 senses of full-dress

Sense 1
full-dress, dress -- (suitable for formal occasions; "formal wear"; "a full-dress uniform"; "dress shoes")
       => formal (vs. informal) -- (being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress); "pay one's formal respects"; "formal dress"; "a formal ball"; "the requirement was only formal and often ignored"; "a formal education")

Sense 2
dress, full-dress -- ((of an occasion) requiring formal clothes; "a dress dinner"; "a full-dress ceremony")
       => formal (vs. informal) -- (being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress); "pay one's formal respects"; "formal dress"; "a formal ball"; "the requirement was only formal and often ignored"; "a formal education")

Sense 3
full-dress -- (complete in every respect; "a full-dress debate"; "a full-dress investigation")
       => complete (vs. incomplete) -- (having every necessary or normal part or component or step; "a complete meal"; "a complete wardrobe"; "a complete set of the Britannica"; "a complete set of china"; "a complete defeat"; "a complete accounting")

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